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The Windermere Children: In their own words

yesterday evening (monday 27th), 10.30-11.30pm (repeated 2.30am), on bbc 4 tv  

the windermere children: in their own words (narrated by iain glen)

including windermere children … • ike alterman, • sam laskier, • arek hersh, • ben helfgott, • harry spiro, • jan goldberger, harry olmer, • bela rosenthal (joanna millan) (then 3), and • zdenka husserl (then 3)

and … • historian trevor avery, • historian tony kushner, • raf flight sergeant norman shepherd, • lydia tischler, and sons • ashley faull and steven faull

(if you missed it, available at https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/m000dt7g/the-windermere-children-in-their-own-words)

The Windermere Children

yesterday evening (monday 27th), 9.00-10.30pm, on bbc 2 tv  

the windermere children (film, with appearances at the end by arek hersh, chaim ‘harry’ olmer, ben helfgott, schmuel ‘sam’ laskier, and icek ‘ike’ alterman)

August, 1945. A coachload of children arrive at the Calgarth Estate by Lake Windermere. They are child survivors of the Nazi Holocaust that has devastated Europe’s Jewish population. Carrying only the clothes they wear and a few meagre possessions, they bear the emotional and physical scars of all they have suffered.”

(if you missed it, available at https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/m000dtcz/the-windermere-children)

WDYTYA: Robert Rinder

this evening (monday 13th), 9.00-10.00pm, on bbc 1 tv
robert rinder (in the who do you think you are series)

Robert ‘Judge’ Rinder follows the story of his grandfather, Moses Malinicky, a Holocaust survivor, hearing first-hand testimony of the horror of Nazi forced labour camps as well as of the hope offered by a new life in Lake Windermere.
Investigating the dark mystery surrounding his great-grandfather Israel Medalyer leads Robert to Talsi, a small town in Latvia, where he uncovers a story of mental illness and trauma which will ultimately, he hopes, lay some ghosts to rest.”

including contribution from …
• fellow-inmate of schlieben forced labour camp ben helfgott
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Holocaust Memorial Day

tomorrow evening (tuesday 27th), 7.00-8.00pm, on bbc 2
holocaust memorial day (presented by david dimbleby) (part of holocaust memorial season) (more…)

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